Office

0471-2346534
e: swdicds@gmail.com
Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram
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Directorate Annexe, Poojappura

Office Type : Directorate's | Corporation :Trivandrum Corporation

In Kerala, ICDS was started in 1975, October 2nd , the 106th birth day of Mahatma Gandhi, as a pilot project in Vengara, Malappuram District. This Scheme was organized on the basis of understanding the relationship between the intellectual, emotional, Social development and the health and nutritional Substainability of the child. ICDS is a multi dimensional and a community based Convergent Scheme.

   The Scheme focuses on children in their early childhood of below 6 years and Strives to bring about their overall development focusing on the physical, psycho-social and Cognitive aspects. It believes that child will reach its full potential through integrated approaches and calls for the Care and nurturing of adolescent, Women and Children through focused, Child centered approach requiring inter-sectoral linkages and Convergence of Services.


Functions

The broad objective of the ICDS Scheme are:-\r\n1. To improve nutritional and health status of children in the age group of 0-6 years.\r\n2. To lay the foundation of proper psychological, Physical, cognitive and Social development of the child.\r\n3. To reduce the incidence of infant mortality, morbidity, malnutrition and School drop outs.\r\n4. To achieve the effective co-ordinated policy and its

SERVICES Offered in this Office

The services provided by the ICDS through the Anganwadies include.

1.    Supplementary Nutrition for below 6 year children, P.M,LM&AG
2.    WHO Growth monitoring
3.    Health check up
4.    Nutrition and Health Education
5.    Referral Service
6.    Immunization
7.    Non formal pre-school education (Thematic approach)

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Office Head

 
Venu V S
ICDS - State Project Director
0471-2346534

Our Team

 
Manoharan.K.
Accounts Officer

 
Sundari C
Joint Director

 
Geethakumari B A
Finance Officer

 
Chithralekha S
Programme Officer

 
Premna Manoj Sankar
Programme Officer

 
Mohammed Nazar M
Senior Superintendent

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